How to distribute cover songs – do I need a license?

What counts as a cover song? What music is in the public domain? Do I need a mechanical license? Where can I obtain a license? How do I format my metadata for distribution? You’ll need to…

The best free Soundrop alternative

Soundrop specialize in distributing cover songs to stores. At $9.99 per track while keeping 15% of artists revenue, this model can become very costly for independent artists. With RouteNote, you can distribute your cover songs…

Glossary of music industry words, terms and what they mean

Don’t get lost in the music industry chat. All the lingo you’ll need to get clued up on all things distribution, streaming, revenue, etc. C/P Line – The C Line and P Line are indicators…

How to Obtain a Compulsory Mechanical License

Harry Fox Agency is the easiest way to obtain a mechanical license for releasing a cover song in the USA (and other countries). Harry Fox Agency issues compulsory licenses and collects and distribute royalties on…